Beach Road Plan Set, But Hurdles Remain
Holly Pretsky

A state plan for major improvements on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven is set to begin in the fall of 2019, but property owners continue to harbor serious concerns.

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Staff Shortages Plague Tisbury Police Department
Holly Pretsky

Ongoing staff shortages in the Tisbury police department were a topic for discussion with the town selectmen this week.

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In First, Tisbury Allows Taxi Fare App
Holly Pretsky

Tisbury selectmen this week approved a license for the first taxi company on the Island to use a meter app for fares.

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Meeting Aims to Restart Tisbury School Project
Holly Pretsky

The selectmen and school committee will meet Tuesday to discuss how to start over with the school building project.

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Tisbury Selectmen Address Damaged Harbor Moorings
Holly Pretsky

Tisbury selectmen granted the harbor master’s request for an additional $25,000 to inspect, repair, or replace 30 town moorings.

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Beach Road Set for Major Improvements
Holly Pretsky

The state Department of Transportation has finalized a $5.2 million renovation plan for the coastal roadway that runs along the Vineyard Haven waterfront.

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Tisbury Formally Withdraws School Plan; Bitter Feelings Linger
Holly Pretsky
The chairman of the Tisbury selectmen signed a letter to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) on Tuesday formally withdrawing from the process.
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Tisbury Eyes First Steps in Police Chief Search
Holly Pretsky

The search for a new police chief, laurels for the town shellfish constable and taxi regulations topped a three-hour Tisbury selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.

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Selectmen Won't Back School Committee's Bid for More Time
Holly Pretsky

The Tisbury selectmen voted not to support the school building committee in its bid for more time after the failed vote on the new school last week.

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Jack of All Trades, Jim Rogers Makes His Bid for Tisbury Selectman
Holly Pretsky

James Rogers figured when he retired from the Tisbury fire department, he ought to find a new way to serve the town. Next week, he’s running unopposed for selectman.

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